A.D. White Research Society

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The A.D. White Research Society Ltd., was established for historical preservation and genealogy of the Avella, Pa., and local Tri-State area.

Programs and Services

  • he Society was founded in 1995 to preserve the work and archives of Mr. A. D. White, an outstanding educator, historian, genealogist and humanitarian. Cross Creek, Hopewell and Jefferson Townships in Washington County were the places where Mr. White spent his working life as an educator in the school systems. He was the first Elementary Supervisor of the Avella Area School District of Independence, Cross Creek and Hopewell Townships and West Middletown Borough
  • Our service area encompasses the current Avella, Burgettstown, Fort Cherry, and McGuffey School Districts. Donations of family histories, journals and artifacts related to families of the area are welcomed.
  • Past programs have included a regional History Fair in Avella in September, a lecture program at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, and walking tours of places of historical interest
  • The Society owns the Avella Train Station which contains family records, pictures and notes from A. D. White and other local historians. The Station is our largest physical asset but we need additional assets of volunteer time and money contributions.

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Primary Fundraising Event

WCCF Gives

2020 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-1744714
Net Assets$1,245


Name:Willard C. White
Phone:(724) 344-9675
Address:10 Seneca Place, PO Box 652
Avella, PA 15312

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